Paternalists continue to demand sugar taxes despite clear evidence they don't work. But facts don 't matter to nanny statists.
Yes, something should be done to prevent Australians consuming so much sugar. But forcing low-income consumers to pay more for it is not the solution.
While the roots of populism in Australia appear economic, they also reflect a nostalgia for an Australia that can never come again.
The dietary villain du jour is now sugar -- supposedly "the new tobacco". Except the facts fit uneasily with this new form of nanny statism.
What in the world is going on in Greece? Plus other business tidbits of the day.
Despite an increase in their disposable income, US consumers aren't spending. And other business tidbits of the day.